High Commissioner to South Africa

Mr Adam McCarthy


Mr McCarthy is a senior career officer with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. Until recently, he was Assistant Secretary, Africa Branch and was earlier head of the International Legal Branch. He has served overseas as Deputy High Commissioner in London, with earlier postings in Washington DC and Wellington.

Mr McCarthy holds a Bachelor of Economics (Honours) and Bachelor of Laws (Honours) from Sydney University, with postgraduate qualifications from the University of Technology, Sydney, and Monash University. He is married with two children.

Last Updated: 14 January 2013
Adam McCarthy

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